Sara Lowe

For Students

TYPE 1 RESOURCES: FALL 2018


WEEK 1 / Oct 2
(in-class) Class Syllabus
(in-class)
Letterform Anatomy
(in-class)
Sans Serif Alphabets
(in-class)
Sans Serif Tracing Assignment
(in-class)
Drawing Board
(in-class) 3-Ring Binder

DUE WEEK 2 / Oct 9
Sans-Serif Tracing Assignment V1
3-D Name / Image
Drawing Board
3-Ring Binder
5 Examples of Good Type
5 Examples of Bad Type
(in-class) Type Name Tag Exercise V1

DUE WEEK 3 / Oct 16
Sans-Serif Tracing Assignment V2
5 Examples of Type Crimes
Type Portrait V1
(in-class) Assign Type-by-Category Assignment

DUE WEEK 4 / Oct 23
Sans-Serif Tracing Assignment V3
5 Examples of Display Fonts
3 Locations for Found Alphabet
Type Portrait V2

DUE WEEK 5 / Oct 30
Initial Grid V1 / Example
Found Alphabet (InDesign)
Found Alphabet Example
5 Examples of Scripts

DUE WEEK 6 / Nov 6
Serif Alphabets
Serif Tracing Assignment V1
Initial Grid V2
Found Alphabet Tracing
Script Demo
Type-by-Category Assignment P1

DUE WEEK 7 / Nov 13
Serif Tracing Assignment V2
Found Alphabet A–Z
Script Revisions
Initial Grid V3
Business Card Assignment V1
Type-by-Category Assignment P2

DUE WEEK 8 / Nov 20
Serif Tracing Assignment V3
A–Z Revisions
Script Revisions
Business Card Assignment V2

DUE WEEK 9 / Nov 27
1-On-1 Sessions
Script Revisions

DUE WEEK 10 / Dec 4
1-on-1 Sessions
All Work Due

 
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READING ASSIGNMENTS: 

“Typography Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Working With Type” - Ina Salt


WEEK 1 8-11, 60-61, 76-77. 86-87, 92-93, 106-107, 116-123, 128-133, 136-139, 142-145, 164-167, 176-181

WEEK 2 12-15, 22-25, 54-55, 58-59

WEEK 3 16-17, 74-75, 78-81, 88-89, 168-169, 192-193

WEEK 4 18-19, 72-73, 84-85, 100-101, 146-147, 156-161

WEEK 5 20-21, 104-105

WEEK 6 46-47, 50-51, 114-115, 148-149, 162-163, 170-171

WEEK 7 28-37, 42-45, 66-71, 90, 91, 134-135

WEEK 8 38-41

WEEK 9 26-27, 108-113

WEEK 10 & BEYOND - PREP FOR TYPE 2: 48-49, 56-57, 62-63, 82-83, 94-97, 124-127, 140-141, 150-155, 172-175, 182-191, 194-205

 
 

USEFUL STUFF: